Bento Review: Youngblood Volume 1: Focus Tested

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One of the most popular articles on Gabbing Geek is Jenny’s Geek Box Rankings.  I took advantage of that to try one or two for myself, and the Comic Bento box appealed to me.

So, what did I get for my first box?  Well, four graphic novels, all tied to the theme of the past.  I’ll be reviewing them in the order the card in the box had them listed in…which is about the only way I’d ever read a Youngblood volume first…or at all.

Review after the cut.

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More Great Geek Art!

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Once again, I was browsing Imgur, I came across some amazing art by ANOTHER a talented creator.  To me these have something of a Disney meets Image comics style, which actually works for me.  Though most of the works are of female geek characters, the artist dandonfuga throws in some manly men….just for Jenny.

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Rob Liefeld: An Unappreciated Genius Returns to Image!

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An American master is returning to the house that he built.  That’s right! Rob Liefeld coming back to Image is akin to Eddie Murphy returning to SNL for the 40th anniversary!  And it is happening!

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Slightly Misplaced Comics Heroes Case File #3: Sleepwalker

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90s era Marvel comics have a reputation.  The guys who founded Image Comics were cutting their teeth there, and the characters they worked on seemed to take on many of the sorts of things fans today bemoan but which must have been selling back then, hence the reason for so many of them.  They were massive guys with guns, pouches, and bad-ass names and powers.  Bishop.  Cable.  Ghost Rider.  X-Force. Venom.  I think the Punisher had three separate titles going at one point.  Todd McFarlane’s Spider-Man series showed the Hobgoblin going nuts, thinking he was a real goblin, finding religion, and ripping his own face off.

Then there was Sleepwalker.

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Diamond Comic Distributors Announces Best Of 2014

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Diamond Comic Distributors released its information for the top books of 2014 yesterday. It was a big year for comics! And and even bigger year for the publishers like Marvel, DC, and Image who helped make dreams come true for readers everywhere. So how did the battle for the best work out in 2014? Check after the break for the details.

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